Whale Rider, absolutely amazing film.  New Zealand is so beautiful.. it's a great story.  Makes me cry everytime.

Whale Rider, directed by NZer Niki Caro, based on the novel by prominent NZ Maori writer Wiki Ihimaera.

Utu is the story of one Maori's vengeance against the foreign settlers in NZ.

Utu is the story of one Maori's vengeance against the foreign settlers in NZ.

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Written and directed by Taika Waititi. Boy, Taika Waititi’s journey into the heart and soul of an boy in New Zealand will take you back, regardless of your country.

Once Were Warriors is a 1994 film based on New Zealand author Alan Duff's bestselling 1990 first novel.~ Wikipedia

Once Were Warriors is a 1994 film based on New Zealand author Alan Duff's bestselling 1990 first novel.~ not sumthing to be proud of, people that live this way.

Kiwiana; a film by Shirley horrocks

Kiwiana kiwi as! a film by Shirley horrocks. New Zealand

Jane Campion (born 30 April 1954) is a New Zealand screenwriter, producer, and director based in Australia. Campion is the second of four women ever nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and is also the first female filmmaker in history to receive the Palme d'Or, which she received for directing the acclaimed film The Piano (1993).

Female film directors are underrepresented in Hollywood

But the Sundance survey finds female directors do fare better in independent films

little wellington by Michael Jo. In 2011, Lonely Planet has named Wellington as the 4th top city in the world to visit and refers to it as the coolest little capital in the world.

little wellington by Michael Jo. In Lonely Planet has named Wellington as the top city in the world to visit and refers to it as "the coolest little capital in the world".

WHALE RIDER, a film about young Paikea (Keisha Castle- Hughes) the surviving twin sister of the heir to the leadership of the Ngati Konohi must prove against all odds to her small Maori village, especially her grandfather, that she is capable of upholding thousands of years of tradition and embrace her destiny.    To find out more about Pai and her epic journey to be who she was meant to be, check out piccom.org

Whale Rider - Paikea (Keisha Castle- Hughes) - Love this movie

Where: New Zealand   Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Buy Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring book here. Free Delivery in the UK! Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit, this is the first part of Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring an exclusive cover image from the film, the defin

Taua NZ,

A group of warriors has captured an enemy leader. The two boys sitting in the canoe are responsible for the drinking water that is needed in the wilderness.

Tiki Taane.. <3

A man, a baby, a new path; When Joe is left in sole charge of his baby son for the very first time, he must leave his past behind and prove he’s ready for fatherhood.

Keisha Castle-Hughes as Paikea in Whale Rider

Keisha Castle-Hughes, New Zealand actor in lead role of "Whale Rider" portraying a young Maori girl who is imbued with the spirit of the legendary Paikea, and fights to fulfil her destiny

Mana Tuturu: Maori Treasures and Intellectual Property Rights

Mana Tuturu: Maori Treasures and Intellectual Property Rights

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